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Emotional differences between the rich and poor, as depicted in such Charles Dickens classics as “A Christmas Carol” and “A Tale of Two Cities,” may have a scientific basis. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that people in the lower socio-economic classes are more physiologically attuned to suffering, and quicker to express compassion than their more affluent counterparts.
If tripping in public or mistaking an overweight woman for a mother-to-be leaves you red-faced, don’t feel bad.
Social class is more than just how much money you have.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are challenging long-held beliefs that human beings are wired to be selfish.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.